Adoption may, or may not, be for you. It may feel overwhelming. We understand. While it can be a difficult choice to make, adoption is an incredibly selfless and loving decision for the tiny human quickly growing inside. Choosing adoption doesn’t mean you don’t love your baby; on the contrary, adoption empowers you to provide a life for your baby that he or she may not otherwise have.
Adoption provides an opportunity to continue pursuing the life goals and dreams you have while allowing the 9 months pregnancy process to complete in your body. It is an opportunity to move forward with your life while also seeing your child live out their potential in the family you choose for them.
You may have been told that adoption is a selfish choice. That could not be further from the truth. It is an amazing and brave alternative to an abortion or parenting when you aren’t ready.
The most empowering part is that you are in control.
- You get to decide the plan
- You will be able to focus on your needs and determine the type of adoption and family you are most comfortable with.
- You can choose an advocate to support you.
- It can provide you peace of mind.
- It is completely free for you.
Did you know that talking to an adoption agency does not commit you to that decision? These types of visits are free and available to you even if you think you couldn’t possibly consider an adoption. It is simply a chance to gather more information.
When you are considering an adoption, you review which adoption plan is right for you! Some choose to have an open adoption where they can stay connected in an organized way. Others choose to have a closed adoption where all information on both sides is completely confidential. Others may choose a mixture of both, called a semi-open adoption.
The first step in adoption, or any decision around your unexpected pregnancy, is to gather good information. We can assist you in connecting with an adoption agency in the area. We are not compensated in any way for adoption placements. We are here to support you no matter what decision you make. A decision like this can take a lot of time and we would love to walk with you on this journey.
Contact us to make an appointment to learn more about adoption and receive referrals to local agencies.